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- Basic Books 2013; US$ 26.99
Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America?s prototypical “cowboy? president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly shaped Roosevelt?s identity, historian Edward P. Kohn argues that it was his hometown of New York that made him the progressive president... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 32.95
In May of 1919, women from around the world gathered in Zurich, Switzerland, and proclaimed, "We dedicate ourselves to peace!" Just months after the end of World War I, the Womens International League for Peace and Freedom--a group led by American progressive Jane Addams and comprising veteran campaigners for social reform--knew that a peaceful world... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Saints and Citizens is a bold new excavation of the history of Indigenous people in California in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, showing how the missions became sites of their authority, memory, and identity. Shining a forensic eye on colonial encounters in Chumash, Luiseño, and Yokuts territories, Lisbeth Haas depicts how native painters... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Rough Rider is a snapshot study of the significant career of President Theodore Roosevelt. Partly biographical sketch and partly analysis, the book provides an overview of his actions, ideals, and written works, highlighting important events from Roosevelt?s early public life, his presidency, and later career. David Key sees Roosevel as a statesman... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
The Progressives offers comprehensive coverage of the origins, evolution, and notable events that came to define the pivotal period of American history known as the Progressive Era. Offers a rich, in-depth analysis of who the progressives were and the process through which they identified and attacked social, economic, and political injustices... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 29.95
This is the first time in paperback for this standard biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, who was the controversial architect of the American victory in the Pacific. Once asked if it was he who said, 'When they get in trouble they send for the sonsabitches,' King replied that he was not, but that he would have said it if he had thought of it.... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2013; US$ 18.95
After forty years of congressional service, five terms in the House and five in the Senate, George William Norris (1861?1944) was going home to Nebraska. Norris had lost the 1942 Senate race and felt the defeat keenly. But as his train rolled westward, he was forcefully reminded of what his legislative efforts had wrought, from the Tennessee Valley... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 16.95
Beginning with the assassination of McKinley and ending with the defeat of the League of Nations by the United States Senate, the twenty-year period covered by John Dos Passos in this lucid and fascinating narrative changed the whole destiny of America. This is the story of the war we won and the peace we lost, told with a clear historical perspective... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95
American Dictators is the dual biography of two legendary New Jersey political bosses: Frank Hague, who intimidated presidents and wielded unchallenged power for over three decades, and Enoch ?Nucky? Johnson, the inspiration for the hit HBO series, Boardwalk Empire . Packed with compelling information and written in an informal, sometimes humorous... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 350.00
Das Buch informiert konzise und kompetent über die Geschichte der USA von der Kolonialzeit bis zur Gegenwart sowie über die prägenden Entwicklungen der neueren US-Geschichtswissenschaft. Im Mittelpunkt dieser Einführung stehen die ?klassischen? Themen der amerikanischen Geschichte: der Kulturkontakt und Konflikt mit den Ureinwohnern, die Westexpansion,... more...